Managing Tako-Tsubo with Delayed Systolic Anterior Motion and Right Ventricle Dysfunction after Mitral Valve Repair

Author(s): Luigi Garufi, Francesco Giosuè Irace, Andrea Salica, Ruggero de Paulis

Takotsubo syndrome is a rare and serious condition, often induced by major physical or psychological stress. Both its diagnosis and treatment could be challenging; herein we describe a complex case of Takotsubo syndrome following mitral valve repair surgery associated with occurrence of systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve , severe mitral regurgitation, consequent right heart failure and its peculiar clinical management.

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